Gallagher, Julia. (2011) Britain and Africa Under BlairIn pursuit of the good stateManchester : Manchester University Press,MLA Citation
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Britain and Africa Under Blair [electronic resource] : In pursuit of the good state.
|Main Author:||Gallagher, Julia.|
|Published:||Manchester : Manchester University Press, 2011.|
|Topics:||Economic assistance, British - Africa - History. | Africa - Foreign relations - Great Britain. | Blair, Tony, 1953- | Great Britain - Foreign relations - 1997- | Great Britain - Foreign relations - Africa. | Great Britain - Politics and government - 1997-2007. | POLITICAL SCIENCE - Government - International. | POLITICAL SCIENCE - International Relations - General. | Politics and Government. | Blair, Tony, 1953-|
|Regions:||Great Britain - Foreign relations - Africa. | Africa - Foreign relations - Great Britain. | Great Britain - Foreign relations - 1997- | Great Britain - Politics and government - 1997-2007. | Africa. | Great Britain.|
|Genres:||Electronic books. | History. | Electronic books.|
|Physical Description:||1 online resource (177 pages)
|Includes:||Includes bibliographical references and index.
|ISBN:||9781847794222 (electronic bk.)
184779422X (electronic bk.)
9781781702253 (electronic bk.)
178170225X (electronic bk.)
|Summary:||Africa was a key focus of Britain's foreign policy under Tony Blair. Military intervention in Sierra Leone, increases in aid and debt relief, and grand initiatives such as the Commission for Africa established the continent as a place in which Britain could 'do good'. Britain and Africa under Blair: in pursuit of the good state critically explores Britain's fascination with Africa. It argues that, under New Labour, Africa represented an area of policy that appeared to transcend politics. Gradually, it came to embody an ideal state activity around which politicians, officials and the wider publ.